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Our healthcare system has changed; it is not at all what it was like years ago. We will review some of these changes and how they impact us. Learn how each of us can make sure we receive the type of care we need from our doctors and hospital. Presented by Debbie Aggen, Registered Nurse and a Certified Senior Advisor.

Presentation Objectives: How has the medical model changed? What do I need to know  to be my own medical advocate? How do I advocate for myself if I am admitted to the hospital?

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1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $5/$7 MCC district residents.
9029.317          Tu, 3/28          10:30 a.m.-noon

If you have ever wanted to learn to crochet, and/or meet and be with other people while doing crochet, this is the class for you. This class will cover the very basics of crochet, including: hook and yarn discussion, the elementary stitches, slip knot, chain stitch, single crochet, half-double crochet, double crochet, triple crochet and crocheting in the round. You will also learn how to read a written crochet pattern and work on several exciting projects. Presented by Susan Jaska.

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10 lessons @ 1.5 hr, $60/$50 MCC district residents.
9030.417          M, 4/17-6/12          10:30 a.m.-noon
No lesson on 5/29

Today, every woman needs to plan ahead for personal and family security. More than anything else, this requires you to take control of your finances. There are strategies that can help you overcome challenges and become more empowered to take control of your financial future. Presented by Tae Kyung “Kim” Seo, DFP, MBA.

  • Six action items for taking control.
  • Three keys to funding a comfortable retirement.
  • Investment and tax strategies.
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1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9006.417          Tu, 4/18          11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

After this course, you will be able to easily find information online using the different search engines and the intelligent personal assistants. You will learn to use the internet to communicate via social networking, chat, instant messaging, emailing and voice and video calling. These new skills will ease your daily life and make using technology more fun. Laptops and other course materials will be provided. Participants must bring their personal Smartphones, iPads or tablet computers. Instructor: All Star Tech Staff.

 

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Adults 55+
8 lessons @ 1 hr, $154/$128 MCC district residents.
1034.417          Th, 4/20-6/14          11 a.m.-noon

When we think of hearing loss, we may think of people who turn up the TV too loud, who ask you to repeat yourself and who have trouble following conversations in noisy places. But the effects of hearing loss go much deeper than that, affecting the functioning of the brain.

  • How prolonged hearing loss can result in dementia.
  • How hearing loss is linked to depression and anxiety.
  • Other health ramifications of hearing loss.
  • How many patients with hearing loss are misdiagnosed with a variety of other conditions.
  • How a simple hearing screening can get to the root of the problem and point to effective solutions.

Presented by Dr. Heather Stone.

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1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9007.417          Tu, 4/25          11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

This course will cover the three things we can do to fight elder fraud together. Presented by Kay H. Bransford, best-selling author of Memory Banc: Your Workbook for Organizing Life, and, Louann A. Webber, Professional Daily Money Manager with Your Money, Inc.

Presentation Objectives:

  • Common elements scam artists use.
  • Resources to learn about ongoing scams.
  • Ways to help our community fight these scammers.
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1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9008.417          Th, 4/27          12:15-1:45 p.m.

Have you wondered, “From where did all of this stuff magically appear?” Do you know how to get rid of it? Would you like to understand how this happens and how to prevent it from happening again? We will explore all of this and more in this fun and entertaining presentation. Presented by Maria Spetalnik, Founder and CEO of Conquer the Clutter.

Attendees will understand:

  • What clutter is and how it accumulates.
  • How the clutter snuck in.
  • When to get rid of it.
  • How to get rid of it—sell, donate, gift or trash.
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1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9009.417          Tu, 5/2          11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Do you know how to arrange flowers? Most of us don’t. So, come to this demonstration and learn how to arrange your flowers and enjoy them more. There will be a professional to teach us. Presented by Sonya Frederick, owner of Flower & Plants, Etc. in McLean.

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1 lesson @ 1.5 hrs, $7/$5 MCC district residents.
9010.417          Tu, 5/23          11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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